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Historic Home Renovation: Carter’s Grove

In the summer of 2014, Tim Leahy, of Kirby Perkins Construction in Newport, R.I., needed a Virginia painter. The project: a full-scale historic home restoration of Carter’s Grove, an 18th century mansion on the banks of the James River, near Williamsburg. “There were very few highly qualified painters in that area of Virginia,” Leahy says. He reviewed websites, contacted a handful of firms, and found Rick Holtz, president of H.J. Holtz & Son.
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Scenic Painting Ideas for the Home

Scenic painting is a naturalist style of painting that includes detailed scenes of landscapes such as meadows, farmland, sunny skies and bodies of water. Usually, the painting will capture one particular scene and everything in it like an abandoned…